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  • Short Summary

    Western Union naval forces prepare for joint exercises.

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    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Penzance, Cornwall.

    GV Aerial view fleet at anchor off Penzance. MV Aerial fleet at anchor off Penzance. SV Aerial shot of aircraft carrier. SV Bows of aircraft carrier. 2 other carriers in background.

    Ms of name on British Royal Navy vessel HMS Cleopatra. MS name on French warship 'Le Fantasque'. Angle shot of bows of aircraft carrier. SV Aircraft carrier HMS 'Theseus'. CU Name - 'Theseus'. SV Aircraft carrier 'Implacable'.

    SV Field Marshal Viscount Bernard Montgomery aboard Implacable saluting as he is greeted by Admiral Sir Roderick McGrigor. They shake hands. MS Royal Marines. CU Monty and McGrigor. MS Marines do rifle drill. MV Rear Admiral J J L Willinge, Dutch C-in-C arrives aboard Implacable and is greeted by McGrigor. MV Willinge inspects Marines. MV French C-in-C, Vice Admiral Lambert, arriving in launch, alongside HMS Implacable. CU pan Monty, Prince Bernhard of Holland / The Netherlands and Admiral McGrigor, Vice Admiral Lambert and Rear Admiral Willinge. LV elevated sailors paraded on flight deck of Implacable.

    MV McGrigor with French and Dutch Admirals and staff at chart table discussing manoeuvres. CU McGrigor, Lambert and Willinge pan down to chart.

    SV Battleship HMS Anson at anchor. MV Aerial fleet at anchor off Penzance. LV aerial fleet at anchor off Penzance.

    Possibly connected with 49/54 - MD.

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    Film ID:
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    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:51:00 / 01:10:19:00
    UNSO Reel 063 B

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